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Willmar soldiers return home
Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
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August 9, 2016
U of M student working to find cure for disease that killed his friend
MINNEAPOLIS — Some of Mitch Kluesner’s happiest high-school memories are of hanging out with Zach Sobiech during the late Lakeland, Minn.,...
August 9, 2016 - 8:05am
June 20, 2016
U of M aims to get more tuition aid to middle-class families
MINNEAPOLIS - At the University of Minnesota, officials say, it’s middle-class students who bear the heaviest burden when it comes to paying...
June 20, 2016 - 12:33pm
June 9, 2016
U of M to award Prince an honorary degree
MINNEAPOLIS — The Purple One is about to become a Golden Gopher. The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents will vote Friday to award Prince Rogers Nelson an honorary degree from the College of Liberal Arts. The U has awarded 270 honorary degrees since 1925. In a statement,...
June 9, 2016 - 9:32pm
March 24, 2016
University of Minnesota The Physics Force at Kerkhoven
KERKHOVEN - Jack Netland and Aaron Pinski of the University of Minnesota Tje Physics Force entertained two Kerkhoven-Murdock-High School assemblies...
March 24, 2016 - 3:53pm
March 30, 2015
March 30: Video shows missing U of M student going into Mississippi River
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jennifer Houle, the University of Minnesota student missing since early Friday, was caught on surveillance video going into the...
March 30, 2015 - 1:01pm
March 10, 2015
U of M ag talk to focus on adapting to climate change
LAMBERTON — Our changing climate and innovative agricultural practices to adapt to it are the subjects of an upcoming event: ‘Farmers Lead the Way.’ University of Minnesota Extension Climatologist Mark Selley and Jerry Hatfield, from the USDA National Laboratory for Agriculture...
March 10, 2015 - 9:32pm
January 13, 2015
U of M requests money to expand the tuition freeze
ST. PAUL — Much of the higher education talk from Minnesota political leaders this year is about improving the workforce by training and retraining...
January 13, 2015 - 11:45pm
March 3, 2014
U of M boss: We need more funding than gov. bonding bill provides
ST. PAUL — University of Minnesota officials want legislators to be more generous in funding their construction and repair requests than Gov. Mark Dayton. The university wants $233 million in state money to do projects ranging from making buildings more energy efficient, to repairing...
March 3, 2014 - 11:28pm
February 25, 2014
More college credits to be available to Willmar students
WILLMAR — Willmar Senior High has received a grant from the University of Minnesota to implement a new curriculum aimed at providing career readiness training for students. The school will be implementing a new selection of classes that will allow students to graduate with as many...
February 25, 2014 - 11:18pm
November 19, 2013
Nutrition educators in Kandiyohi County facing cuts
WILLMAR — A cut in federal food support funding means the number of nutrition educators in Kandiyohi County will be cut in half — from two employees to just one. It’s a ripple effect that will be felt across the state as part of the restructuring of University of Minnesota...
November 19, 2013 - 11:17pm
September 27, 2013
Search continues for missing U of M student
BURNSVILLE, Minn. - Family and friends of a missing University of Minnesota student continue to look for the 20-year-old woman while police are warning that public participation in a search could compromise a possible crime scene. The family of Anarae Schunk says the greatest potential...
September 27, 2013 - 7:45am
May 9, 2013
Dean Elton Johnson sworn in to second term as U of M regent
WILLMAR -- Dean Elton Johnson of Willmar was sworn in Thursday to a second term on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. Johnson...
May 9, 2013 - 7:02pm
April 17, 2013
Legislative Notebook: Senate approves funding for MnSCU, U of M
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators easily approved a higher education budget bill Wednesday 46-18, but debate made it clear they want to hold the public schools accountable for spending. The bill would give about $1.2 billion each to the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges...
April 17, 2013 - 10:56pm